Hana Pera Aoake (Ngaati Mahuta, Tainui/Waikato, Ngaati Hinerangi me Ngaati Raukawa, Waitaha, Kaati Mamoe, Ngaati Waewae) is an artist and writer based in Aotearoa. They love eating kaimoana and defacing colonial property. In 2020, Hana published their first book, A Bathful of Kawakawa and Hot Water with Compound Press.
Hana Pera Aoake
Events at Word
THE NEXT GENERATIONSaturday, 28th August 4:00 pm
Who are the next generation of Māori writers? What do they write, how do they relate to their ancestors, and where do they like to go for decolonisation and/or brunch? Juanita Hepi hosts Hana Pera Aoake, Rebecca K Reilly and Ruby Solly for an informal session of kōrero, readings and laughs.
CONFLUENCEFriday, 27th August 8:00 pm
Curated by Daisy Speaks, Confluence is a celebration of the vā: a bringing together of the musical brilliance of Judah Band and The Byllie Jean Project with words from Ben Brown, Karlo Mila, Juanita Hepi, Dietrich Soakai, Hana Pera Aoake, Ruby Solly and Tusiata Avia.